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Surgical death rates on babies kept secret from parents

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 20:10
Take a look at a newborn baby's tiny fist. Now imagine the fist is a heart -- they're about the same size -- and a surgeon must operate on it. Patch up holes. Widen vessels the diameter of a cocktail straw. Sew in thin plastic tubing.
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Secret deaths: CNN uncovers high surgical mortality rate for children at a Florida hospital

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 20:10
She was only 7 weeks old, weighed a mere 10 pounds, and had just had delicate surgery to widen a narrowing in her aorta, the vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. If that wasn't enough, after the surgery, Layla McCarthy stopped moving her legs. The doctors couldn't explain why.
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Cosmetic and weight loss surgery gets a big lift

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 15:48
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92-year-old becomes oldest woman to complete marathon

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 13:54
Harriette Thompson is tougher than you. Seriously.
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Dehydration: From bad breath to car accidents

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:50
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The great umbilical cord-cutting debate

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:50
When to cut one the umbilical cord has become the center of an international debate for decades.
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Researchers hail new cancer treatment: Unlocking the body's immune system

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:49
Researchers meeting in Chicago are hailing what they believe may be a potent new weapon in the fight against cancer: the body's own immune system.
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John Kerry in bike accident

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:10
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Can't stop texting while driving? Use this

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:06
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Always look on the bright side of stress

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:05
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Transplant recipient meets sister of donor

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:04
When Richard Norris from Virginia received a face transplant three years ago, it transformed his life. Now the sister of the man whose death made that possible has come face-to-face with Norris for the first time.
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Tragedy haunts Joe Biden once again

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:04
Tragedy has not just afflicted Joe Biden, it has shaped his political soul.
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Enrique Iglesias injured in concert mishap with a drone

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:04
Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias is seeking treatment after a drone cut his hand during a Saturday concert.
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Defeating the cycle of self-sabotage

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03
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'Why I quit': 10 reasons you stopped smoking

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03
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My uncle's suicide isn't his legacy

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03
"Andrew, I have some really bad news."
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How crisis counselors stay happy

Mon, 06/01/2015 - 10:03
Self-care is part of the job description for suicide prevention counselors. Here's what we can learn from them about work-life balance.
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Fit Nation: Swimming past African-American issues with fear and competency in water

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 14:25
"I am breaking the cycle of the fear of water by embracing the water as a new mode of exercise."
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How 'casual Fridays' suppress creativity

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 09:47
A new study finds that when people feel more formally dressed as compared to their surrounding peers, they tend to think more creatively.
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5 ways to focus and reduce stress

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:12
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